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Animal Rights Group Gets Anti-Fur Message Across In Town Centre

March 10, 2015 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

AN anti-fur message was relayed in The Square on Monday morning as members of the group Animal Rights Action Network (ARAN) displayed representations of animal carcasses after they have been stripped of their fur. ARAN’s presence in The Square was part of national tour to bring attention to the cruelty associated with […]

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Ferris Calls For Stop To Home Repossessions As 175 Orders Lodged In Kerry Last Year

Ferris Calls For Stop To Home Repossessions As 175 Orders Lodged In Kerry Last Year

March 10, 2015 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin North Kerry/West Limerick TD, Martin Ferris has called on Kerry’s government TDs to do more to stop home repossessions following reports yesterday  that 175 civil bills had been lodged while 33 repossession orders were granted in Kerry up to January 1st this year (see graphics below). “Government policy is facilitating the repossession of Family Homes […]

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VIDEO: Tralee Film Set To Appear At Cannes Film Festival

VIDEO: Tralee Film Set To Appear At Cannes Film Festival

March 10, 2015 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE film producer is currently preparing to head to the famous Cannes Film Festival for the second year running. Bertie Brosnan, a local film-maker here in town, will take his ‘Sineater’ film to the festival which is one of the most widely recognised and prestigious film festivals in the world which […]

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And They’re Off…€18,000 In Prize Money For Castle Bar’s ‘Cheltenham Rollover’

And They’re Off…€18,000 In Prize Money For Castle Bar’s ‘Cheltenham Rollover’

March 10, 2015 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

CHELTENHAM has arrived and  while many pubs and bookies will see a surge in business, one Rock Street hostelry becomes the hub of activity for the week. It has almost become a tradition for many punters in town to converge on The Castle Bar where their ‘Cheltenham Rollover’ is the highlight of […]

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Listowel And Kilmoyley Kids Look For Your Votes in ‘Doodle 4 Google’ Competition

Listowel And Kilmoyley Kids Look For Your Votes in ‘Doodle 4 Google’ Competition

March 10, 2015 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

THREE Kerry children have made it into the final stage of voting in Google’s ‘Doodle 4 Google’ competition with online voting opening to the public open from March 9. Mikey Corridon from Scoil Naomh Eirc (Group 1) Kilmoyley along Colm O’Sullivan (Group 1) from the same school are joined by Jane Flanagan, Convent […]

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VIDEO: Amazing Footage Of Kerry As Photographer Looks To ‘Kickstart’ New Book

VIDEO: Amazing Footage Of Kerry As Photographer Looks To ‘Kickstart’ New Book

March 10, 2015 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

A KERRY photographer is looking to fundraise the cost of his new book which is set to feature stunning photographs of the west coast of Ireland. And he’s also made a video (below) that will stop you in your tracks it’s so beautiful. The book will be called ‘Atlantic Light’ […]

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Tralee lads, Tommy Walsh, Kieran Donaghy and David Moran came up against a sea of red. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Five Talking Points From Kerry V Cork

March 9, 2015 at 5:03 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor looks at some things to ponder on for Kerry fans after watching their side take a second heavy beating to Cork in as many years in the National league… 1. No harm in getting a kick up the backside By mid week  Kerry football was on a bit of […]

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Gardaí Investigate Series Of Burglaries In Tralee

Gardaí Investigate Series Of Burglaries In Tralee

March 9, 2015 at 2:38 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAÍ are investigating a series of burglaries in the Spa Road/Balloonagh area of town on Thursday/Friday, March 5-6. The four break-ins occurred between 9pm and 5am in the morning and mobile phones, medication, small amounts of cash were among the items taken by the thief or thieves. The person(s) entered the houses via unlocked […]

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IT Tralee Set To Host ‘Food 4 Thought’ Event

IT Tralee Set To Host ‘Food 4 Thought’ Event

March 9, 2015 at 2:20 pm Comments are Disabled

The Hotel Culinary Arts and Tourism Department (HCT) of the IT Tralee are preparing to host their ‘Food 4 Thought’ event on Wednesday, March 25 at the North Campus from 10am to 3pm. The event which is now in its third year will feature a series of workshops and demonstrations […]

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Irish Cancer Society Appeals To Kerry Businesses For Daffodil Day

Irish Cancer Society Appeals To Kerry Businesses For Daffodil Day

March 9, 2015 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

  BUSINESSES in Kerry are being asked to play a part in this year’s upcoming Daffodil Day which this year is set to take place on Friday, March 27. The Irish Cancer Society along with Dell Ireland are hoping that more businesses in Kerry and members of the public around the […]

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PHOTOS: Rugby Club Holds Race Night To Raise Funds For Lights

PHOTOS: Rugby Club Holds Race Night To Raise Funds For Lights

March 9, 2015 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

O’DONNELL’S at Mounthawk played host to a Race Night in aid of Tralee Rugby Club on Friday. Tralee RFC are raising funds to replace the floodlights which were stolen from their grounds last November. Speaking at the event, Jeremy Walsh, Chairman of Tralee RFC said; “Rugby’s a game that’s played in the […]

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Hurling: Kerry Suffer Heavy Home Defeat To Westmeath

Hurling: Kerry Suffer Heavy Home Defeat To Westmeath

March 9, 2015 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

Our hurling writer, Mike O’Halloran, on a disappointing day for Kerry hurling yesterday… Kerry 0-12 Westmeath 3-18 LOSING three players from their starting 15, Kerry were on the back foot from the start in this Division 2 league game at Austin Stack Park on Sunday. Paud Costello, John Griffin and Dougie […]

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Mary O’Donnell: Joanne’s ‘Can Do’ Attitude Makes Kinvara Special

Mary O’Donnell: Joanne’s ‘Can Do’ Attitude Makes Kinvara Special

March 9, 2015 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

ON Tuesday I am showcasing  Kinvara on RTE from the coastal town that bears its name in Galway. Dr. Joanne O’Reilly is the brains behind the natural skincare range. Joanne’s professional background lies in science, specifically the ecology and conservation of the Asian elephant in Indonesia – Joanne loves elephants! She has additional postgraduate […]

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Kerry Cork Health Link Bus To Feature On RTE Radio 1 Show

Kerry Cork Health Link Bus To Feature On RTE Radio 1 Show

March 9, 2015 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Cancer Support Group’s Kerry Cork Health Link Bus literally caught the eye of journalist Brian O’Connell last week which will result in the service being featured on the Sean O’Rourke Show on RTE Radio 1 on Tuesday morning. Mr O’Connell saw the service while out and about in Cork and […]

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Barry John Keane will make his first start for Kerry in the All-Ireland championship. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Kerry Slaughtered On Leeside…It’s Only March Though!

March 8, 2015 at 8:10 pm Comments are Disabled

Cork 3-17  Kerry 2-9 WELL that didn’t go very well now did it? Kerry went to Páirc Uí Rinn looking for a third league victory in a row but left Cork without any points after a chastening afternoon in Rebel territory. Still though, it’s only March and any serious analyst […]

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Zoe’s World: I Can’t Believe KFW Is All Over For Another Year

Zoe’s World: I Can’t Believe KFW Is All Over For Another Year

March 8, 2015 at 12:56 pm Comments are Disabled

  CAN you believe that KFW is over for another year? I am personally in some sort of exhausted daze, I am still adjusting to the fact that after months of planning and preparation that the actual event itself is over (it was an amazing event though, so that is helping […]

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Flemby National school with there new Active Schools Flag. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Flemby’s Fighting Fit As Active Flag Is Raised At The School

March 8, 2015 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

  A MILESTONE was reached by the 21-pupil, two teacher Flemby National School in Ballymacelligott on Thursday when they raised their new Active School Flag. The Active School Flag award recognises schools that strive to achieve a physically educated and active school community. Flemby National School is a two teacher co-educational school, […]

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Sheila Breen, Catherine Breen, Brendan Breen, Catherine Kelly and Sarah Kelly at the Kerry Fashion Week Awards Night at the Europe Hotel, Killarney on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: More Style From The KFW Awards Night

March 8, 2015 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

WE reported yesterday about the glamorous evening at the Kerry Fashion Week awards night. The highlight of KFW, the event was held in the opulent setting of the Europe Hotel and Resort, Killarney and was a huge success with numerous awards  handed out on the night (click here for winners and photos). Continued below… […]

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Kerry County Council Writer in Residence, Maire Holmes with Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí students at the poetry writing session to mark World Book Day in Kerry County Library were, from left: Jade Ni Bhriainmanns, Kayleigh Ni Fhinn, Tamzin Ni Bhriain, Mebhni Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh, Laoise Ni Dhulchaiontigh, Alana Eviston. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Students Get Creative Juices Flowing For World Book Day

March 8, 2015 at 12:07 pm Comments are Disabled

TO mark World Book Day, the Writer in Residence with Kerry County Council, Máire Holmes, conducted a poetry writing session in Kerry County library with a class from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí on Thursday. With the backing of Kerry County Council and the Arts Council, the area of creative writing both Irish […]

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Roger Harty: Body Intelligence

Roger Harty: Body Intelligence

March 8, 2015 at 12:04 pm Comments are Disabled

  WHEN we discuss the whole area of intelligence, we could very easily end up down a bottomless pit. Brian O’ Driscoll (of rugby fame) once asked the following question. “What is the difference between intelligence and wisdom?” The answer was as follows; Intelligence is knowing that a tomato is a […]

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Tralee Bay Wetlands Makes Shortlist For Award

Tralee Bay Wetlands Makes Shortlist For Award

March 8, 2015 at 11:50 am Comments are Disabled

  HAVING made yet another television appearance last week when featured on the TG4 show ‘Duiche’, it’s another excellent end to the week this week for Tralee Bay Wetlands. The centre has been made the shortlist for ‘Best in a Marine & Coastal Environment’ category by the Irish Responsible Tourism Awards. […]

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Tralee College To Hold Information Evening

Tralee College To Hold Information Evening

March 8, 2015 at 11:49 am Comments are Disabled

  AN information evening on ‘Student Universal Support Ireland’ (SUSI)  grants will be held at the ‘Kerry College of Further Education’ (KCFE)  in Clash, Tralee on Thursday March 12, in three sessions 4.30pm, 5.30.pm and 6.30pm. The event is being held in co-operation with Kerry Education & Training Board and Kerry Citizens […]

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Anne Marie O'Leary, Agne Kremenskiene and Doranne Hickey at the Kerry Fashion Week Awards Night at the Europe Hotel, Killarney on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Night Of Glamour And Style At Kerry Fashion Week Awards

March 7, 2015 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

ANOTHER hugely successful Kerry Fashion Week concluded on Friday night with a glamorous affair at the Europe Hotel, Killarney. They came from all over the country and beyond for the awards night which is the highlight of a great week of events. Guests, who paid €120 a head to attend […]

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New Comedy Club Night Starts In Tralee Next Month

New Comedy Club Night Starts In Tralee Next Month

March 7, 2015 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

SOMETHING funny is going to happen in The Abbey Inn on April 16. It’s the inaugural night of The KY Comedy Alternative, Kerry’s new comedy club. It’s all for a good cause, too – all proceeds from the night will go to the Tralee Soup Kitchen. The night will see local first […]

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At the re-launch of the Kerry Lirary website in the Kerry County Library were, from left: Noreen O'Keefe (Kerry Library), Tommy O'Connor (Kerry Library), John McCann Kerry Co Council, It Department), Mayor of Kerry Cllr John Brassil, Niamh Doyle (Kerry Library) and Brian Looney  (Head of IT Kerry Co Council). Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Mayor Of Kerry Re-Launches Kerry Library Website

March 7, 2015 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Library re-launched their website this week after undergoing a redesign by the IT department of Kerry County Council. Mayor of Kerry, Cllr John Brassil, was on hand on Thursday afternoon to officially unveil this updated service to the public. “It’s an improvement on the services already offered by the Kerry library […]

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PREVIEW: Kerry Face A Rebel Side With Eyes On Revenge

PREVIEW: Kerry Face A Rebel Side With Eyes On Revenge

March 7, 2015 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor (who correctly predicted a two point win for Kerry last weekend) says Cork will be out for revenge this Sunday in the Allianz National League Round 4 game at Páirc Uí Rinn… THE last time Kerry and Cork met, the Rebels were left licking their wounds as Kerry inflicted […]

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VIDEO: Moyderwell Staff Show They’re Tech-Savvy With New Video

VIDEO: Moyderwell Staff Show They’re Tech-Savvy With New Video

March 7, 2015 at 9:12 am 1 comment

  THE staff at Mercy Moyderwell Primary School have been putting their technology skills to good use recently when they produced a new video promoting the school. It’s all part of Moyderwell letting people know about their school in the heart of the town. About 50 people attended their open day […]

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At The Movies: ‘Chappie’ Strikes An Emotional Chord

At The Movies: ‘Chappie’ Strikes An Emotional Chord

March 7, 2015 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

‘Chappie’ By John Lyons I’VE been writing film reviews for TraleeToday.ie on a weekly basis since last summer, and I’ve known that a day would probably come where I’d wind up singing my praises about a film that most folks seem to dislike. Today is that day. What I wasn’t […]

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Mental Health Exhibition To Take Place In Killarney

Mental Health Exhibition To Take Place In Killarney

March 7, 2015 at 9:09 am Comments are Disabled

  A ‘Mental Wellness Exhibition’ will be taking place in the Malton Hotel in Killarney on Sunday, March 8 and is being organised by the voluntary group of ‘Be Aware Prevent Suicide’. There will be guest speakers on the day, including psychologist Tony Humphreys along with the founder of Pieta House, […]

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Ireland’s premier personal trainer Karl Henry pushes team Irish Cancer Society to their limits as they get into gear for this years VHI Women’s Mini Marathon.

Kerry Women Called To Dublin To Help Fight Cancer

March 7, 2015 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Irish Cancer Society is calling on Kerry women of all ages to sign up to join their team ahead of the VHI Mini Marathon 2015 so the Society can continue its work of providing vital cancer services. The event, which takes place on Monday, June 1, will see over […]

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